Kerman University of Medical Sciences
1. An Investigation of the Risk Factors of Osteoporosis and the Correlation between Opium Consumption and Osteoporosis in Adults

Zeinab Heidari; Armita Shahesmaeili; Mohammad Reza Khajeh-Bahrami; Mandana Rezazadeh-Mehrizi; Mohammad Hossein Gozashti; Vahid Moazed

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 214-221

Abstract
  Background: Osteoporosis and osteopenia are the most common metabolic bone diseases making the patients vulnerable to bone fragility and fracture. In this study, the association of opium consumption and osteoporosis adjusted for other risk factors was studied.Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 619 ...  Read More

2. Investigating Changes in Serum Biochemical Parameters in Opium Addicts Before and During Addiction Treatment

Sedigheh Barzehkar; Mohammad Hossein Gozashti; Kouros Divsalar; Mahdieh Mashrouteh; Amir Hossein Darvishi-Lardi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 211-217

Abstract
  Background: Iran is one of the major consumers of opium and opiate substances in the world. Addiction has become a very important issue in the 21st century and an urgent one in Iran. The consumption of this substance leaves a variety of impacts on the human body. The goal of this study is to investigate ...  Read More

3. Fasting Blood Glucose and Insulin Level in Opium Addict versus Non-Addict Individuals

Mohammad Hossein Gozashti; Farzaneh Yazdi; Pouria Salajegheh; Mohammad Moein Dehesh; Kouros Divsalar

Volume 7, 1-2 , Winter 2015, , Pages 54-59

Abstract
  Background: Many of lay person believe that opium lowers blood glucose. However some studies show the opposite results. In this study, we tried to evaluate the effect of opium on blood glucose and insulin resistance. Methods: This comparative study including 53 addicts in case groups who used opium just ...  Read More